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Android 11 Beta 2 Released: Platform stability and changes in features

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The first beta of Google’s Android 11 introduced a number of new features such as people-centric features, smart device controls, and new privacy options. By moving forwards to its launch in the Q3, Google today pushed the second beta of Android 11 with Platform stability.

According to Google, Android 11’s second beta has achieved a new milestone “Platform Stability”. This means that the final version of Android 11 will not be much of different compared to Android 11 beta 2.

Android 11 Timeline

What is platform Stability?

Platform Stability means that all app-facing surfaces and behaviors are now final in Android 11. This includes not only final SDK and NDK APIs, but also final system behaviors and restrictions on non-SDK interfaces that may affect apps. So from Beta 2, developers can release compatibility updates with confidence that the platform won’t change.

Changes in Feature?

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Although, Google has not published the information regarding the changes made into this new beta but 9to5Google has explored this latest software addition and found the following changes in the system.

  1. Added new Now Play history button in the notification bar.
  2. Screenshots will appear in the notification shade.
  3. Added a corner icon to resize the picture-in-picture mode.
  4. Removed ‘Clock’ tab from Pixel Themes.
  5. Power off and Restart options merged into a single button.
  6. Simplified Recent menu actions.
  7. Shortened the notification section titles.
  8. Conversations get separate settings menu.
  9. Media Controls redesigned and now can’t be disabled manually.
  10. Added non material ripple effect in notification bar media controls.
  11. Added new Screen Record option in the quick settings.
  12. Users can now also record system audio.

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Also, Read:

Android 11: Everything you need to know

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Xiaomi MIUI 13: Beta eligible devices [List]

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Xiaomi MIUI 13 beta devices

Xiaomi MIUI 13 is the new software system designed for smartphone, tablet, and other device consumers. This Android 12 adaptation will bring you a rich set of features including a brand new widget system, new wallpapers that are dynamic and looks better on your home screen.

On the other hand, you’ll get better visibility at the font system with new MiSans typography that you’ll see throughout the user interface. Moreover, the system has increased the security of this new MIUI 13 for Xiaomi devices which will further lead you to safe-keep your data.

Beta:

As the name describes, beta testing is used to test software ahead of the official release. However, it remains enclosed among a limited pool of users. Xiaomi is conducting MIUI 13 beta testing in two batches, the first one includes the recently launched devices and the later ones are mentioned below. The testing will conclude with a stable MIUI 13 rollout.

Xiaomi MIUI 13 beta devices

Note: This listest is related to the Chinese models of the corresponding smartphones.

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Which devices will get?

MIUI 13 will be beta will first be seeded on the following 34 Xiaomi devices. Therefore, the latest build may contain different bugs and unknown issues, so if you are an eligible MIUI 13 owner, then it’s recommended for you to backup your Xiaomi phone data before upgrading to the latest MIUI version.

First Batch:

  1. Xiaomi Civi
  2. Xiaomi MIX 4
  3. Redmi K40 Game Plus
  4. Redmi Note 10 Pro
  5. Xiaomi 11 Ultra
  6. Xiaomi 11 Pro
  7. Xiaomi 11
  8. Xiaomi 11 Youth Edition
  9. Xiaomi Tablet 5
  10. Mi Tablet 5 Pro
  11. Mi Tablet 5 Pro 5G
  12. Xiaomi 10S
  13. Redmi K40 Pro
  14. Redmi K40
  15. Redmi K30S Extreme Commemorative Edition
  16. Redmi K30 Extreme Commemorative Edition
  17. Xiaomi Mi 10 Extreme Commemorative Edition
  18. Xiaomi 10
  19. Xiaomi 10 Pro
  20. Redmi K30 Pro
  21. Redmi K30 5G
  22. Redmi K30i 5G
  23. Redmi K30
  24. Xiaomi 10 Lite
  25. Redmi Note 9 Pro
  26. Redmi Note 10
  27. Redmi Note11 5G
  28. Redmi Note 9 4G
  29. Redmi Note 9
  30. Redmi 10X Pro
  31. Redmi 10X
  32. Xiaomi CC9 Pro

Second Batch (TBA):

  1. Redmi Note 11 Pro
  2. Redmi Note 11 Pro+
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Xiaomi MIUI 13: New Widgets

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Xiaomi MIUI 13 widgets

The MIUI 13 is based on Android 12 and comes with new features that drive Xiaomi phones on top of their ecosystem. The latest Xiaomi MIUI 13 is no exception to the theory of the cool feature including the new Widgets system. The Xiaomi MIUI 13 widgets bring you a lot of accessibility and free-form placement of widgets through dragging and dropping on any place of the home screen.

The widgets now have different sizes to fit on your phone’s home screen along with other app icons. Moreover, the MIUI 13 will allow you to match widget colors to their corresponding apps. In terms of design, the widget has various new features that give you easy access to the app such as Health and fitness counter without opening the app itself.

There are also some tiny changes that have been made to the shape of these icons to provide you with a cutting-edge solution on the software side. If we talk about similarities, the MIUI 13 widgets replicate heavily to Huawei HarmonyOS, which has a new widgets system.

Xiaomi MIUI 13 widgets

However, the new Xiaomi MIUI 13 widgets have also been derived from the core Android and establish a connection between the information and the process that is being compiled by the app and presented to you on the screen.

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MIUI 13:

Xiaomi is currently expanding MIUI 13 among smartphone users and will bring you a new kind of user experience. Meanwhile, if you are eligible to download or test this new MIUI version then we definitely encourage you to step foot into it.

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Xiaomi MIUI 13 for Poco X3 Pro and F3 to rollout soon

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Xiomi MIUI 13 Poco X3 Pro

MIUI 13 has proved to be a bone to many smartphone users from the day of its introduction. Through this new software, the company has shown, why it is known as the tech giant in the global market. Now, Xiaomi has decided to introduce its latest software MIUI 13 to its POCO smartphones including POCO X3 Pro and POCO F3.

Earlier this week, Xiaomi initiated the newest software system to several of its flagship smartphones such as Mi 11X, Mi 11 Lite 5G, Mi 10S, and many others. Till now, POCO devices were running on an enhanced edition of MIUI 12.5. However, with an upgrade to MIUI 13, POCO X3 Pro and POCO F3 will give much better performance and user experience.

The Android 12 based MIUI 13 for POCO smartphones is available with specific build numbers. On a global matter, the POCO X3 Pro smartphone is included with a version V13.0.1.0SJUMIXM and for POCO F3 smartphones, it is V13.0.1.0SKHMIXM. The European users of POCO F3 smartphones will receive the update with a version V13.0.1.0SKHEUXM.

MIUI 13, Xiaomi’s latest software appears with multiple significant features that not only provide enrichment to the core system but it also gives an improved framework to the security of the system. Moreover, this core system offers a simple yet modest look to the user interface so that it may remain understandable and convenient to the user.
A new look to UI with MIUI 13.

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Xiomi MIUI 13 Poco X3 Pro

Xiaomi has designed its new software as per the demand of its smartphone users. Keeping the urge for simplicity and convenience in the mind, the company has built up MIUI 13. The software revamped the user interface with redesigned widgets, live crystal formation wallpapers, and new Mi Sans font that provides comfort and a better performance simultaneously.

Furthermore, with advanced tools and features, the company has established a new way of protecting your data and information from being misused. The feature also detects fake websites from where you should avoid the transfer of data. A look over the changelog will provide you with a much clear idea about what new features this software comes with.

CHANGELOG:

LEVEL UP YOUR PERFORMANCE – Now the user will experience 52% more fluency in the third-party applications. With lesser lags on the screen, the user can switch between multiple windows. In addition, the company’s in-built apps operate in a better flow and ease.

IMPROVED PRIVACY – The software provides better tools for the concern of privacy and security of the system. Fraud Protection, Privacy Watermark, and Face Identification help the users to protect their crucial matters from being mistreated or from transferring the data to fake online websites.

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WELL DESIGNED UI – With new widgets, the software has given you the privilege to control your tasks more effectively with flexible and smooth animations. The live wallpapers that are made by using polarization microscopic 8K time-lapse offer a crystal formation look to your home screen.

MI SANS FONT – The new fonts from the software are the replacement of the Mi Lan Pro VF font. These fonts provide an auto-adjustment to the symbols according to the texts. It also gives two main elements as XIAOMI and MIUI logo.

MI MAGIC CENTER – A place on your device where you can find the whole Xiaomi ecosystem in one single window.
Version & Update.

Make sure to keep a battery level of more than 50% on your device for the installation process. And have a backup of your important data beforehand so that you may not face any loss to it. to update the new software, jump to your “Phone Menu”, then go to “Settings”, then move to the “About Phone” section and then find the term “Android Version”.
Here you will be able to find all the available updates to your device. Check the update and click on the “Download & Install” for the further process. Enjoy a new experience with a better performance level and interactive user interface with MIUI 13 in your POCO smartphones.

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(Source – XiomiUI)

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